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A lot of times, I use a "water in a pipe" analogy when I think about electricity. In order to explain why the lights dim when you start the car, consider the following: your car, on average, uses a reasonable amount of electricity. This electricity can be considered equivalent to water flowing through a pipe, let's say a 2-inch pipe. When you turn your ...


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You are describing symptoms of a bad ground in your electrical system. Check your ground on the battery. The negative post. Make sure you have a solid connection. The clamp on the negative shouldn't wiggle or have any play in it. Check for corrosion. The white powdery substance. If you find any remove the battery post clamp from the wire and use baking ...


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You have another issue The battery doesn't sound like to the core issue that you are experiencing. I propose that your stator or rectifier have gone bad thus you are experiencing a situation where you have to have your battery serviced. The motorcycle should be 'servicing your battery' and charging it as you ride the motorcycle. You will want to test ...


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Wesayner explains how this works, but admits that the measurement is subjective. It's not a good way to tell the state of your battery, but it will tell you if a dead battery is the reason your engine won't start (or, more specifically, won't turn over.) The starter is connected to the battery by a relay: the keyswitch operates an electromagnet, that ...


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The pictured tape, or any double sided tape for that matter, will fail quickly. Even the industrial 3M VHB tape isn't worth spit, under the hood. Zip tie or find a natural crevice for it if possible and the leads are long enough.


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Have you looked at the lights to make sure the filament is still good? It is feasible you lost both headlights at nearly the same time. It's also possible, you didn't notice one of them had gone out (you mentioned they were dim ... a single bulb would have looked like dim bulbs) before the second one went out. Look for black spots on the bulb. Also, don't ...


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I agree with Steverrill but it was partly correct. Let me give the clear explanation, why actually the Headlight Dims? In actual the headlight will not dim, it was turned off during the engine cranking. This is because the starter motor is the battery hogger(It will drain out the complete battery in the matter of 15-30 minutes continues run). So the ...



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